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See Photos of Disneyland When It Opened in 1955

Caption from LIFE. Sleeping Beauty's castle in Fantasyland is overrun by children crossing drawbridge over moat. Inside,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Loomis Dean—The …

Walt Disney Company

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Pixar's Pete Docter and Imagineer Chris Merritt on upcoming book "Marc Davis Goes to WED"

Marc Davis was known as “Walt Disney’s Renaissance Man,” having worked as an animator on “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” through “101 Dalmatians,” …

Great Barrier Reef Imperiled as Heat Worsens Die-Offs, Experts Say

SYDNEY, Australia — Scientists have again sounded the alarm about Australia’s imperiled Great Barrier Reef, saying that by the 2030s it could see devastating mass bleachings as often as every two years unless greenhouse gas emissions are drastically reduced.<p>“This would effectively sign the death …

How Kiss's Alive! Saved Their Record Label—And Changed the Music Industry

It was late 1974, and Neil Bogart, CEO of Casablanca Records, was falling apart. His wife of nine years had divorced him. Warner Bros., Casablanca’s …

AECOM and Super 78's Mushroom VR to develop virtual reality technologies

The strategic collaboration will transform the theme entertainment industry's approach to the visualization and design processesHONG KONG, June 6, 201 …

AECOM and Super 78’s Mushroom VR to develop virtual reality technologies

June 7, 2018 Tech No Comments Email<p>AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of …

Chinese father sues Disney over child ticket

A Chinese father is suing Shanghai International Theme Park Co, co-owner of Shanghai Disney Resort, claiming the park refused to issue a discounted …

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

FDA

'Westworld': What the Season 2 Finale's Shocking Post-Credits Scene Means

The HBO drama's second season ended with a very big (and very confusing) surprise.<p><b>[This story contains spoilers from the season two finale of HBO's</b></b> …

More WikiLeaks Revelations About Hillary Clinton - The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Video Clip)

watch full episode<p>The Daily Show with Trevor Noah<p>More WikiLeaks Revelations About Hillary Clinton<p>Clip10/18/2016<p>WikiLeaks shares its latest data dump …

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resigns From DNC In Wake Of WikiLeaks Email Dump

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) resigned her post as chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) late Sunday afternoon, the day before the …

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Indonesia Orders Evacuations as the Volatile Mount Merapi Erupts

(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the volatile Mount Merapi volcano on the densely populated island of Java and …

Party on, dudes: Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter sign on for third Bill and Ted film

Almost 30 years after Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure hit cinemas, the time-travelling duo are set to get another chapter to their story, with a third Bill and Ted film announced on Tuesday.<p>Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter will reprise their roles as Theodore “Ted” Logan and “Bill” S Preston Esq. in …

Movies

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Designer Spends a Year Creating Logos That Subtly Reveal the Meaning of Words

Art director Daniel Carlmatz looks at language as more than just words on a page. For one year (November 2016 to November 2017), the Swedish creative challenged himself to visual wordplay by turning otherwise ordinary terms into playful logos. He did so by manipulating letterforms and incorporating …

Graphic Design

Fairmont Jakarta offers helicopter tours

The Fairmont Jakarta has announced new stay packages that combine luxurious accommodation and fine dining with a private helicopter tour.<p>According to …

Yuri Goncalves Gives a Lesson In Serious Water Displacement

<b>You know the term “throwing buckets”?</b> It’s overused. It’s played out. It’s become one of those surf-isms that kind of makes you cringe a little when …

Sumatra

Indonesia’s Central Bank Intervenes to Defend Rupiah

Bank Indonesia governor says the central bank will continue to intervene<p>Sign in or subscribe for access to peerless insight & analysis, curated data & interactives, and networking events.

How An Eames Lounge Chair Is Made

Made from molded plywood and leather, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is one of the most iconic pieces of furniture ever made. The piece was …

Design

The Seychelles has struck a 'debt-for-nature swap' with Leonardo DiCaprio

The Seychelles has floated a plan to deepen its marine conservation efforts in return for a groundbreaking sovereign debt deal backed by funds including the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.<p>The actor and environmentalist is one of five investors working with The Nature Conservancy to undertake the …

Chinese man caught smuggling five rhino horns is jailed by Dutch court

A Dutch court has sentenced a Chinese man to a year in jail for smuggling five rhino horns and four other horn objects worth about €500,000 ($613,000) in his luggage.<p>The man was caught by customs officials at Schiphol airport in December as he traveled through Amsterdam on his way from South Africa …

Prince Charles calls for 'blue economy' to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Prince Charles called for a "blue economy" to promote the sustainable use of ocean resources and save Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, as he visited the World Heritage-listed ecosystem on Friday.<p>The 1,429-mile long biodiverse site off the Queensland state coast is reeling from significant coral …

A boy was decapitated on a waterslide. Now the ride’s ‘visionary’ creator faces a murder charge.

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.<p>, Reporter<p>Kristine Phillips<p>, Reporter<p>In the years before he opened the world’s tallest waterslide — a 17-story record-setter that towered over a Kansas amusement park — people in the industry called Jeff Henry a visionary.<p>Now, after a child was decapitated on Henry’s Verrückt …

Crime

Develop Your Hiring System Like a Product to Eliminate Bias and Boost Retention

Dan Pupius was the consummate Googler. For six years, he built infrastructure that still supports Maps and Gmail — and won the company's coveted …

Artifacts from 1893 World’s Fair found beneath Obama center site, but report signals construction won’t be blocked

Archaeologists turned up remnants of the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, the fabled White City that drew millions of visitors to Chicago’s Jackson Park, as they scoured the site of the Obama Presidential Center and nearby parkland as part of the federal review of plans for the proposed …

'He has fallen a hero': French siege gendarme who replaced hostage dies

Arnaud Beltrame dies of injuries day after being shot in throat during Trèbes supermarket siege<p>The French gendarme who was shot after he swapped places with several people being held by a terrorist gunman has died.<p>The interior minister, Gérard Collomb, announced the death of Lt ColArnaud Beltrame …

France

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Isn’t What You Think it Is

It’s not all bottles and straws—the patch is mostly abandoned fishing gear.<p>The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the world’s largest collection of floating trash—and the most famous. It lies between Hawaii and California and is often described as “larger than Texas,” even though it contains not a …

2 U.S. tourists die in helicopter crash on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

<b>BRISBANE, Australia</b> -- A helicopter carrying American tourists crashed at a coral-viewing site on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, killing two …

Experience Designers as Producers

An interview with Carola Verschoor<p>What is Experience Design?<p><i>The key value that experience design brings is its integrative synthesis, through</i> …